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Verde Canyon Railroad

Clarkdale, AZ, USA
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About Verde Canyon Railroad
This Southwestern adventure takes passengers on a ride through Arizona’s backcountry, only accessible from the comfort of this train. This legendary “boutique” attraction allows an uncommon view of a red-rock canyon. The luxurious four-hour excursion is presented by staff who absolutely love what they do. Verde Canyon Railroad is the only excursion train in the Southwest which offers every guest two seats for the price of one: inside viewing through large panoramic windows in all coaches and 360-degree views from open-air viewing cars attached to each coach. Individually packaged appetizers and complimentary champagne, or sparkling cider toast, are served upon boarding. Full cash bar service is available in any class. As the train passes “through” a grand canyon celebrate incomparable scenery, high-desert flora and fauna, historic trestles, dramatic geology, unusual rock formations and passage through a century-old, 734-foot tunnel.
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Bill c wrote a review Yesterday
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Great service, good personable staff, great outside viewing cars attached to inside AC car. All ages
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Shar wrote a review Jun 26
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Fun informative trip—loved being on the train. Staff were right on target—all we encountered were delightful. Thx.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Response from TraingalVCRR, Public Relations Manager at Verde Canyon Railroad
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you so much. Our staff is wonderful. We couldn't agree more.
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Linda N wrote a review Jun 25
Parkersburg, West Virginia80 contributions36 helpful votes
This was a wonderful experience. We started with a champagne toast and individual charcuterie trays in our air conditioned rail car where the sweetest hostess looked after us. Some of our senior passengers elected to stay in that car for the whole trip. We also had the option to go out to a covered open car where a speaker gave us the most interesting historic and geological information. Really interesting! Of course the desert canyon scenery was beautiful so it was wonderful to be out there. They provided water partway through which was very thoughtful and our rail car had a bathroom to use. This 4 hour rail trip was truly a highlight of our stay in Arizona.
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Response from TraingalVCRR, Public Relations Manager at Verde Canyon Railroad
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you Linda. We hope to see you again.
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Dave H wrote a review Jun 24
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Wife and I really enjoyed the late afternoon / evening ride in the Sedona car. The bar attendant, Nick, was very informative during the trip through the canyon. Very comfortable ride, other than a very young, unruly child who liked to just scream.. Other than that was very enjoyable, and very clean.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Response from TraingalVCRR, Public Relations Manager at Verde Canyon Railroad
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you for joining us. We will make sure your attendant knows you enjoyed your trip.
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Ellen W wrote a review Jun 22
Sahuarita, Arizona3 contributions
The narration and the air wasn't working on our car, so there was a lot of yelling, but the experience was delightful! Our guides were very well informed and could benefit from some headset microphones! We thoroughly enjoyed our train trip! We were unlucky in that a very loud wedding party was seated in our car. It wasn't quite as relaxing as we had hoped, but we enjoyed ourselves nonetheless! I definitely would recommend this adventure!
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Response from TraingalVCRR, Public Relations Manager at Verde Canyon Railroad
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you so much for being such a positive person. We appreciate the recommendation of the headsets. We hope to see you again.
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